§ Mr. Austin
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will request an inquest into the death of Mary Walls; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Straw
[holding answer 6 April 2000]: I refer my hon. Friend to the reply I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Stalybridge and Hyde (Mr. Pendry) on 18 April 2000, Official Report, column 423W.